Yamaha RX-V867 AV Receiver Tops Off Popular Home Theater Series

  • Posted on: 28 September 2010
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

The RX-V867 is the latest in the 67 series of low to mid-market AV receivers. The RX-V867 is packed with some of the latest in AV connectivity, sound distribution and more. As a mid-market receiver it is up there with Sony, Denon, Onkyo and others in-terms of features such as 3D support, HDMI output and networking capabilities. It is already available online from Yamaha and Yamaha authorized dealers for an estimated price of $899.95.

Vodafone and Huawei Released DLNA Certified Wi-fi Device R201

  • Posted on: 23 August 2010
  • By: chw staff

Vodafone has announced that they are releasing a new DLNA compatible Wi-Fi device called the R201 – the first DLNA certified mobile Wi-Fi device. It will allow you to share your mobile broadband connection with up to five devices, along with the sharing of documents and other digital media between other certified devices.  The R201 is available on an 18 contract with 5GB data for £25 per month.

Advanced Digital TV Test Center (ADTC) Is China’s First DLNA Test Lab

  • Posted on: 18 August 2010
  • By: chw staff

dlnaThe Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) as named Advanced Digital TV Test Center (ADTC), a part of CESI Technology, as the first DLNA test lab in China.  The program is sponsored by the China Electronics Standardization Institute (CESI), a comprehensive institute of electronic information technology under the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) of the People's Republic of China.  Having a base in China will allow the DLNA to certify devices being develop by the growing number of manufacturers setting up bases there.

Onkyo Launches DLNA 1.5 and Windows 7 Home Theater Receivers (HT-RC260 and HT-RC270)

  • Posted on: 16 August 2010
  • By: chw staff

Onkyo has release two new HT-RC home theatre receivers (HT-RC260 and HT-RC270). Both models feature the latest in surround sound with a High Definition high performance 7.2-channel via Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio codecs. For inter components connectivity they both have a 3D-Ready HDMI-1.4a port, and are DLNA 1.5 and Windows7 compatible.  Both models have Audyssey DSX and Dolby Pro Logic IIz and Onkyo's proprietary WRAT (Wide Range Amplifier Technology) amplifiers.  Onkyo HT-RC260 and HT-RC270 are available at retailers for $499 and $849 respectively.

Industry Sees Growth in Sale and DLNA Certified Blu-ray Players

  • Posted on: 30 July 2010
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

Blu-rayThe DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) and the DEG (Digital Entertainment Group) have reported growth in both the number of Blu-ray Players getting certified and the sale of Blu-ray Players in general.  The DLNA has reported that the number of DLNA certified Blu-ray Players has nearly doubled in 2010.  Based on current figures the general sale of Blu-ray Players will more than double in 2012*

UITStor Launched Media Streamer and Player UEBO M200

  • Posted on: 28 July 2010
  • By: chw staff

UITStor the company that gave us the S400 Connected Storage has added a media streamer (UEBO M200 Media Player) to its range of connected home products. UITStor said the UEBO M200 Media Player will give users 360 degree technology experience. It supports most of the video and audio formats, and video and audio codecs. Also, it offers all the usual in connectivity and has the flexibility to act as a storage device.

Sony Launched AV Receivers and Blu-ray Player for Custom Installers

  • Posted on: 6 July 2010
  • By: chw staff

SonyAre you planning an installation of a new home entertainment system that integrates with your home control system? Well you might be in luck.  Sony has released a new range of Elevated Standard ES AV Receivers, which it hopes to be the preferred AV Receivers for custom home theatre installers.  The ES AV Receivers were designed especially for this purpose and offer the best in video and audio quality, with seamless integration with multiroom and third party home control systems.

Put Enterprise Storage In Your Home with QNAP TS-419P NAS

  • Posted on: 15 September 2009
  • By: chw staff

qnap-ts419pQNAP Systems expanded their Turbo NAS lineup with the addition of the TS-419P desktop and TS-419U rack-mounted NAS servers. The TS-419P and TS-419U feature 4 hot-swappable SATA hard drives with up to 8TB of total capacity and supports 2.5" or 3.5" hard drives, giving users more flexibility in selecting drives for installation. The TS-419P and TS-419U feature a Marvell 1.2GHz CPU and 512MB DDRII memory which provides sustained high performance with lower power consumption.

LG Electronics' New 1TB/2TB Network Attached Storage: N2R1

  • Posted on: 14 September 2009
  • By: chw staff

LG NAS N2R1To help safeguard treasured family memories, photos and music, LG Electronics has introduced a new Network Attached Storage.  LG's Network Attached Storage (NAS) model N2R1 uses a proven system of multiple hard drives used for sharing and replicating data to prevent possible damage or loss. Called RAID (Redundant Array of Independent Discs), this system automatically backs up and restores files for added security in the event of a hardware failure.